The Win-Win Classroom: A Fresh and Positive Look at Classroom Management / Edition 1
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The Win-Win Classroom: A Fresh and Positive Look at Classroom Management / Edition 1

by Jane E. Bluestein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412959004

ISBN-13: 9781412959001

Pub. Date: 11/13/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

At the start of your career or at the end of your rope…

Recognized for a nontraditional approach to classroom discipline that really works, Jane Bluestein demonstrates how to build student accountability and end frustrating power struggles with all students. This authoritative, research-based guidebook considers the impact of stress, brain functioning,

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Overview

At the start of your career or at the end of your rope…

Recognized for a nontraditional approach to classroom discipline that really works, Jane Bluestein demonstrates how to build student accountability and end frustrating power struggles with all students. This authoritative, research-based guidebook considers the impact of stress, brain functioning, learning styles, and social and emotional factors on student behavior. Examples, guidelines, charts, and anecdotes, along with practical, powerful, and effective ideas will help you:

  • Avoid the "rules and punishment" trap
  • Establish win-win authority relationships
  • Build a successful, positive, and caring community
  • Encourage student cooperation, motivation, self-management, and on-task behavior

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412959001
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/13/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
250,193
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Preface
Introduction
Part I. The System, Your Students, and You
1. Drawing the Line
2. Starting Where You Are
3. Clarifying What You Want
Part II. The Challenges
4. Behavior and the Brain
5. Tripping Over the System
6. Catching Up to the Twenty-First Century
7. Keeping the Big Picture in Mind
Part III. Restructuring Power Dynamics
8. Connecting With Kids
9. Who's Got the Power?
10. Win-Win Authority Relationships
Part IV. Establishing Authority in a Win-Win Classroom
11. Mastering Motivation
12. The Power of Choice
13. The Beauty of Boundaries
14. Following Through
15. Responding Nonreactively
Part V. Success Orientation
16. Managing a Win-Win Classroom
17. Planning for Success
18. Learning Styles and Preferences
Part VI. Increasing Positivity
19. Changing Your Focus
20. Creating Congruence
21. Keeping the Good Stuff Going
22. Supporting Emotional and Social Development
23. Building Problem-Solving Skills
Part VII. Working the System
24. Backup and Support
25. Secrets of Successful Self-Care
Epilogue
Resource A. Win-Win Ideas for Administrators
Resource B. Magic Sentences
Resource C. Characteristics of Healthy Relationships
Recommended Reading
Index

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